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The Smiths Are Releasing a New 7″ With Unheard Outtakes

The Smiths (whoever that entails at this point) are releasing a new 7" featuring a previously unheard demo of The Queen Is Dead's "A Boy With…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 30, 2016

Morrissey Postpones Remaining U.S. Tour Dates

After canceling three shows in Texas earlier this month, Morrissey has postponed all remaining dates on his U.S. tour, including tonight's scheduled performance in Detroit. The cancelations and…
Anna Gaca / November 23, 2016

Morrissey Pens Letter to General Motors CEO Calling for Vegan Leather in Cars

Ahead of his concert tomorrow night in Detroit, Morrissey has written a letter to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, asking the company to offer vegan-leather…
Taylor Berman / November 22, 2016

It Looks Like Brexit Will Also Prevent a Smiths Reunion

The unpredictable consequences of Britain's vote to leave the European Union continue to reverberate around the world, and the latest casualty appears to be any hope of…
Anna Gaca / November 2, 2016

Morrissey Does a Mean Ramones Cover

Maybe you've heard "Judy Is a Punk" a hundred times before, but have you listened to Morrissey sing it? You should, if only to hear that indistinct "aahhh-eee"
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Morrissey Will Go on a World Tour This Fall

England's most beloved melancholic crooner will be going on a world trek through the autumn. Morrissey has announced new tour dates that begin in Berlin, Germany on…
Brian Josephs / July 27, 2016

Classic Reviews: The Smiths, ‘The Queen Is Dead’

This review was originally published in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Smiths' The Queen Is Dead,…
Rich Stim / June 16, 2016

Take Me Back to Dear Old Jersey: Chris Gethard on the Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’

One of America's funniest boys with the thorn in his side, comedian Chris Gethard may be best known for creating and hosting the anarchic call-in…
Andrew Unterberger / June 14, 2016

An Actor Has Been Cast as Young Morrissey in Unauthorized Biopic, ‘Steven’

Scottish actor Jack Lowden will play the young Steven Patrick Morrissey in Steven, an unauthorized biopic about the Smiths frontman's early life by The Voorman Problem director Mark…
Anna Gaca / March 18, 2016

Wyatt Cenac Thinks Morrissey Is the Ron Paul of Music

Aside from Kendrick Lamar's breathtaking performance, this year's Grammy Awards were universally acknowledged to be the most boring in recent memory — but comedian Wyatt…
Harley Brown / February 29, 2016

Morrissey Appears in Supreme Ads, But Isn’t Happy About It

Morrissey appears in a new ad campaign for the streetwear brand Supreme, but he isn't happy about it. The photos of the rock…
Colin Stutz / February 13, 2016

Morrissey Slams TSA, Says Organization Stands for ‘Thorough Sexual Assault’

Morrissey courts no shortage of controversy when he speaks words from his mouth, and his latest comments on the TSA (the Transportation Security Administration) will surely add…
Brennan Carley / December 1, 2015

Morrissey Is a Charming Man on ‘Alan Carr: Chatty Man’ with ‘Kiss Me A Lot’

After canceling his appearance on British talk show Alan Carr: Chatty Man earlier this year, Morrissey brought World Peace Is None of Your Business cut "Kiss Me A Lot" to…
Harley Brown / October 3, 2015

Morrissey Comments on Allegations That British Prime Minister F**cked a Pig

Update: A Smiths cover band — the Iain Duncan Smiths – have released a new track called "Pig's Mouth Strikes Again" to commemorate this joyous occasion.
James Grebey / September 21, 2015

Morrissey Throws a Fit Over Australia’s Plan to Exterminate Invasive Feral Cats

Wildlife in Australia is unlike any in the world. And now, many of the country's indigenous species are being hunted to extinction by house cats. Yes,…
James Grebey / August 31, 2015
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